Almost 5 million refugees in eastern Africa in need of support: UN
Gap between resources and needs has grown along with rise in migrant population
Number of people forcibly displaced in the world crosses 100 million for first time
Growth driven by Russia-Ukraine war, conflicts in Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Generous aid to Ukraine is diverting resources away from other refugee crises around the world
Even before the current Ukraine crisis, a gap between global humanitarian needs and requisite funding to address them was growing.
Forced migration: Lack of global political will poses challenge for proper response, says report
By the end of 2020, 86 per cent people displaced across borders lived in countries with developing economies.